BOYES, Robert Paul
Company Sergeant Major
Unit / Base:
Prior Police Service:
Saturday, May 1, 1920
Wednesday, August 19, 1998
Robert Paul Boyes volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes of 1942.
Served with No.1 Commando, final rank Company Sergeant Major.
9 October 1939 serving Police Constable residing Welldeck Gardens, Hartlepool.
Post war rejoined the Police remaining in service for over 34 years.
1962 Staff Officer to the Chief Constable, Police HQ, Newton St., Birmingham.
1 January 1971 awarded the Q.P.M. whilst Deputy Chief Constable of Mid Anglia Police.
1972 Chief Constable of York and North East Yorkshire.
11 June 1977 awarded the O.B.E. whilst Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Constabulary.
Member of the Commando Association.
Commando Association newsletters 35 (1962), 55 (1972), 65 (1977), and Obituaries in 108 (March 1999).
The 1939 Register covering Hartlepool.
QPM - London Gazette 45262, page 28.
OBE - London Gazette 47234, page 7090.
England & Wales Government Probate Death Index, Registry - Ipswich, probate date 13/10/1998.
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